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tv   March for Racial Justice  CSPAN  September 30, 2017 2:49pm-3:01pm EDT

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thank you. >> thank you, mr. attorney general. [applause] >> i really appreciate your comments. that was a great speech. really amazing. thank you so much. [applause] mr. sessions: thank you all. ♪ >> c-span's washington journal, live every day with news and policy issues that impact you. coming up on sunday morning, a other and with nationally syndicated columnist cal thomas about president trump's his -- agenda. as david zeron talks about president trump's response to nfl players kneeling during the national anthem, and the impact of president trump of the america first foreign policy doctrine. be sure to watch washington journal, live at 7:00 eastern on sunday morning. join the discussion.
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a live look for the march for racial justice in washington, d.c.. organizers marched on pennsylvania avenue and have now arrived at the national mall for speaking purposes, scheduled to start at 3:15 p.m. eastern. that is when we will have speeches were you live. let's listen now. >> i'm one of the organizers behind this march. i was going to do a quick moment of house keeping before we introduce our performers and get into our speakers. if you have to use the restroom, we have ported bodies in that direction. potties in that direction. a want to make sure you have a wonderful and powerful experience. we are starting off this wonderful day of music and speeches now. your hands together.
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-- put your hands together. [applause] ♪ rhythm ♪ to the love to the rhythm ♪ we march for racial justice. ♪ we pray to the rhythm ♪
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since ancient times the machine lies by yourself, strong- hearts beat sing out loud the chain gang song never stop the action. keep it up keep it up keep it up. never stop the action. keep it up keep it up keep it up. love to the rhythm.
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live to the rhythm rhythm the rhythm ♪he ♪ >> ♪ afterword in ancient times land machine lies while you burn heart beats strong sing out loud the chain gang song.
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never stop the action. keep it up keep it up keep it up. never stop the action, no. keep it up keep it up keep it up. love to the rhythm rhythm the love to the rhythm rhythm the i said love to the rhythm live to the rhythm love to the rhythm rhythm ♪he
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♪ >> yeah. ♪ >> all right, welcome to washington dc, y'all. welcome to washington dc. [cheering] >> all right. when we party, we party hardy. yes we do. we when we muggy, -- boogie, boogie woogie. when we party, we party hearty. yes we do. boogie we boogie, we woogie. ♪
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sticks and stones may break my bones, but the world will never hurt me. sticks and stones may break my hurt, but the words never -- everybody. throw your hands up, please. let's represent today. what are we here for? liberty and justice for everybody. come on. let's party, y'all. one side rose up today somebody has tests to learn nothing shy rose up today somebody just let it burn to the both of them,
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this is that love. [indiscernible] we are finally up there. throw your hands up, everybody. ♪ >> ♪ get it up there. there. family up it is a family up there ♪ >> ♪ it's a family up there. it's a family up there. it's a family up there ♪ >> pump it up. >> pump it up. >> pump it up everybody, just like this. >> pump it up. >> pump it up.
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♪ >> i love you all, we are going to have some fun. just a year ago still checking each other out, yeah , oh, was so close.
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nobody wants to be left out. you can't leave because your heart is here. because your life broke down, [indiscernible] throw your hands up and sing, everybody. >> ♪ it is a family affair >> ♪ it's a family affair ♪ it's a family affair it's a family affair it's a family affair ♪ >> throw your hands up. shake shake. shake shake.
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come on, let's party. shake shake. oh, lord. everybody, shake shake. ♪ >> you've been watching a portion of the march for racial justice as they gather on washington mall. they had been taking over the streets of washington, d.c., today. this afternoon, we expect to hear from gloria steinem, american feminist, michaela angela davis, a writer on arican style, along with writer, the president of the national organization for women, and several other celebrities and activists. this morning, we heard from one of the founders of the march for justice. let's take a listen.

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